As we reported, Monday was the kick-off date for the Team Fortress 2 (TF2) Pyromania update that was to conclude on the 27th with the release of the “Meet the Pyro” video in addition to a couple of updates along the way. Monday saw the introduction of Doomsday mode, and Tuesday added some neat weapons for the Scout, Soldier, and Sniper class. Tuesday’s update was particularly interesting as the weapons included were made available first through the Steam Workshop tool. Valve has encouraged modders before, as many TF2 maps now in popular play were created by amateur level editors and then gained monetary support through the TF2 store. While it’s no surprise that they would extend this support to item-modders, it’s great to see it finally happening.
Wednesday brings even more exciting news, and it’s not just the release of the “Meet the Pyro” video, which you can see here:
Fan-created videos are not an uncommon occurrence with the company’s games, and range from self-congratulatory kill streak capturing, to narrative tales, to some of the most brilliant trolling ever shared on the web: